Prepositions 01
The preposition 'in' is used in the following sentence: 'Playful dolphins splashed about in the sea'.

Prepositions 01

Prepositions are linking words that are put before nouns and pronouns, and describe something's location or other information. In the sentence 'The cat sits on the sofa', the word 'on' is the preposition.

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  1. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    The flowers will be a surprise ....... my mother.
  2. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    The book ....... the library is ....... your homework.
  3. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    You need to choose a book ....... the library.
    The preposition 'from' is put before the noun 'library'
  4. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    I am buying flowers ....... her birthday.
  5. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    The book written ....... J Smith ....... the library is ....... you to read.
  6. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    They gave the homework books ....... their friends.
    The preposition 'to' is put before the pronoun 'their'
  7. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    Entries ....... the competition must be received ....... us ....... Friday.
  8. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    The journey ....... home ....... school ....... train takes one hour.
    Prepositions are put before nouns and here there are three of them
  9. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    I gave a present ....... my friend.
    The preposition 'to' is put before the pronoun 'my'
  10. Find the preposition(s) in the following sentence.
    I bought a present ....... my mother.
    A common error here is the use of 'to'

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